Our client, based in Elgin is an organization dedicated to the growing of quality apple and pears for one of the large apple and pear export companies. They are currently seeking to appoint an Accountant for their farming operation.  

Responsibilities of a successful candidate will include (amongst others): 

  • The financial management for 4 smaller companies
  • The Accountant will be accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of those companies and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results
  • Bookkeeping up to trial balance
  • Salary function
  • Debtors and creditors control
  • Financial planning for the entire group
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans from a financial perspective
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Develop financial performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
  • Evaluate business projects and be part of the team that engage with the financial institutions.
  • Develop financial systems to improve reporting and good business practices.
  • Reporting on annual budget and monthly variances
  • Implementation / maintenance / management of internal controls and effective financial systems
  • Cost analysis, intelligent reporting
  • Annual audit 


  • Comm / B. Acc. degree or other relevant qualification, backed by at least 3 – 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in agriculture and / or processing sector will count in the candidate 's favour
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office & Pastel)
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage and motivate people

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees


If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.